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GREAT LAKES ICE OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OHIO
420 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

ACTIVE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND ADVISORIES ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN
BE FOUND AT...HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=HAZ&L=GL&P=A

5 DAY ICE DISCUSSION...
LITTLE ICE CONCENTRATION PRESENT ON THE GREAT LAKES ASIDE FROM SHORELINES
AND BAYS, MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN LAKES. THIS ICE IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY
DETERIORATE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS NEAR RECORD WARMTH INVADES THE GREAT
LAKES. A BRIEF SHOT OF BELOW FREEZING AIR WILL RETURN ACROSS THE LAKES
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY, BUT IS EXPECTED TO BE SHORT LIVED, AND LITTLE
TO NO ICE GROWTH IS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY.

THE GREAT LAKES ICE ANALYSIS PRODUCTS CAN BE FOUND AT:

HTTP://WWW.NATICE.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/GREAT_LAKES.HTML

AND

HTTP://WWW.GLERL.NOAA.GOV/DATA/ICE/#CURRENTCONDITIONS

     MAX WIND (KNOTS) AT EACH SITE FOR THE 12 HOUR FCST PERIOD

       LOCATION   TONIGHT      THU  THU NIGHT      FRI  FRI NIGHT
  WEST SUPERIOR      010/19    030/14    050/29    050/30    360/22
   MID SUPERIOR      020/21    360/14    060/23    050/28    350/26
  EAST SUPERIOR      010/22    350/14    070/22    070/26    360/27
 NORTH MICHIGAN      350/17    050/18    080/29    070/21    340/25
 SOUTH MICHIGAN      220/16    020/17    080/24    130/14    310/23
    NORTH HURON      300/18    330/15    080/29    080/28    250/16
      MID HURON      190/18    330/15    080/21    110/18    240/20
    SOUTH HURON      190/18    340/12    110/15    130/16    230/17
      WEST ERIE      210/15    060/11    130/14    190/17    240/21
      EAST ERIE      210/18    240/15    040/15    170/19    250/20
CENTRAL ONTARIO      180/15    240/15    060/19    070/19    160/21

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF WIND ON THE GREAT LAKES CAN BE FOUND AT:
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV.GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=WS

        TEMPERATURE  FORECASTS FOR SELECTED CITIES

 LOCATION   02/23   02/24   02/25   02/26   02/27   02/28
   DULUTH  26  36  23  28  14  26  11  26  11  32  22  34
MARQUETTE  33  34  29  32  24  27  17  26  16  30  25  36
 GREENBAY  37  44  34  40  27  29  15  30  16  35  27  42
MILWAUKEE  40  41  38  51  32  34  22  36  25  39  33  47
  CHICAGO  43  45  38  66  33  35  25  38  29  43  37  52
 MUSKEGON  40  49  38  53  34  37  25  35  25  39  32  50
   ALPENA  41  42  31  41  37  39  20  32  19  33  25  40
  DETROIT  55  59  42  65  42  46  27  37  28  40  34  51
   TOLEDO  54  63  45  66  39  44  26  39  29  43  35  54
CLEVELAND  53  63  48  69  40  45  28  37  31  42  36  53
  BUFFALO  50  58  42  69  47  52  27  35  27  39  28  47

A FULL GRAPHICAL FORECAST OF THE GREAT LAKES FORECAST TEMPERATURES
CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/GREATLAKES/?C=MAP&L=GL&P=A&M=TE

FREEZING DEGREE DAY ACCUMULATIONS AT SELECTED STATIONS
COMPARED TO NORMAL CALCULATED ON WED FEB 22:

LOCATION           DATE   NORMAL CURRENT
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   DULUTH,   MN  FEB   21 1710 1181
MARQUETTE,   MI  FEB   21 1433 1067
SAU_S_MAR,   MI  FEB   21 1152  638
 GREENBAY,   WI  FEB   21 1097  576
MILWAUKEE,   WI  FEB   21  623  272
  CHICAGO,   IL  FEB   21  499  216
 MUSKEGON,   MI  FEB   21  386   91
   ALPENA,   MI  FEB   21  876  497
  DETROIT,   MI  FEB   21  373   35
   TOLEDO,   OH  FEB   21  379   68
CLEVELAND,   OH  FEB   21  196    0
  BUFFALO,   NY  FEB   21  488  116


NORMAL TEMPS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS AROUND THE
GREAT LAKES FOR WED FEB 22

LOCATION     HIGH LOW
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    DULUTH,MN  28   9
 MARQUETTE,MI  29  12
  GREENBAY,WI  28   9
 MILWAUKEE,WI  37  22
   CHICAGO,IL  40  23
  MUSKEGON,MI  36  22
    ALPENA,MI  28   9
   DETROIT,MI  38  22
    TOLEDO,OH  39  23
 CLEVELAND,OH  40  24
   BUFFALO,NY  37  21

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